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Horatio Clare

Horatio Clare’s first book, Running for the Hills, an acclaimed account of a Welsh childhood, won a Somerset Maugham Award, was longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and saw Horatio shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year. His subsequent books include Truant, A Single Swallow (shortlisted for the Dolman Travel Book of the Year), The Prince’s Pen, Down to the Sea in Ships (winner of the Dolman Travel Book of the Year), Something of his Art and The Light in the Dark. His essays and reviews appear regularly in the national press and on BBC radio.

He has written the children's books Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot (winner of the Branford Boase Award 2016) and Aubrey and the Terrible Ladybirds (2017).

Follow Horatio on Twitter @HoratioClare